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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Iran and the Space Monkey

Late last month, Iran announced that their space program successfully sent a monkey into space. Riding the rocket called “Pishgam,” the monkey was sent...

Coffee to go: the good way

On the streets, in lectures, at the library - they are everywhere: little paper cups with plastic lids. It seems most students in St...

Student Cooking: Thanksgiving Brussel sprouts

For the most part, I love living in St Andrews and absolutely prefer being here to being home in the states (specifically, in the...

Youtube Top 5… Weird Music Videos

Clowny Clown Clown by Crispin Glover http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsSx5NA6sXw Some sort of anti-smoking message and hot girls in clown masks... I Don’t Wanna Grow Up by Tom Waits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqOm78Vvg3w A full-grown...

Leuchars- Past and Future

For many in St Andrews, matters outside the town are of little concern to us. The greatest impression the RAF’s base at Leuchars has...

Where are they now? Bilbo Baggins

Where are they now? Olly Lennard crosses the t’s, dots the i’s and punches the semicolons of the unfinished tales. This week: Bilbo Baggins In the year...

The profound importance of children reading for pleasure

The primary joys of childhood stem from a natural unadulterated naïveté. As children, we believed in Santa Claus; we believed in magic; we believed...

Muddied waters on Mars no longer

The scientific, and increasingly popular, obsession with researching heavenly bodies may seem extremely puzzling. Here on Earth, we might seem isolated from the universe,...

36 hours in Essaouira

Have you ever wondered about the term 'Arabian nights'? Ever pondered what particular quality it suggests? Well, time spent in Essaouira will reveal all,...

The fate of the new Kenyan president, the legitimacy of the...

The election of any new president is a time of change for a nation, and Kenya is no different. Uhuru Kenyatta, 51, stood tall...